What are the stories behind empty frames that once housed beautiful compositions or magnificent masterpieces? How did collections of rare earthen vessels, antique sculptures, glassware and historic artifacts result in ruins? These are among some of the questions AXA ART incites as the company presents its very own interpretation of “A Cabinet of Curiosities” at the AXA ART Lounge during TEFAF 2012.
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Recently, AXA Art sat down with the VIP Art Fair to discuss the nature of art insurance and to answer specific questions about insuring fine art and collectibles.
The discussion included the trends in collecting such as new mediums and the prevalence of contemporary art. The panel of AXA Art experts interviewed included Vivian Ebersman, Director of Art Expertise, Robert Pittinger, Director of Underwriting, and Colin Quinn, Director of Claims.
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Judith Price, President of the National Jewelry Institute, interviews jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane on his passion for creating stunning works and his collection.
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Below is a partial listing of events and exhibitions that AXA ART is proud to be involved in.
ADAA Art Show
New York, NY
Maastricht, The Netherlands
AIPAD Photography Show, New York
New York, NY
March 29-April 1
International reach, unrivaled competence, and a high quality network of expert partners distinguish AXA ART, the only art insurance specialist in the world, from its generalist property insurance competitors. Over the past 50 years and well into the future, AXA ART has and will continue to redefine the manner in which it serves and services its museum, gallery, collector and artist clients across North America, Asia, and Europe with a sincere consideration of the way valuable objects are insured and cultural patrimony protected. For more information, visit www.axa-art-usa.com.
This announcement is advisory in nature and is provided for informational purposes only. It is offered as a resource to be used by insurance advisors and insureds in maintaining an appropriate loss prevention program. No liability of whatsoever kind is assumed by AXA Art Insurance Corporation by reason of the information contained in this announcement.